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Philip Mould

Philip Mould: What happened when I discovered a very old transvestite

Mon, 21 May 2012

In his inaugural column, the art dealer and historian learns a thing or two about 18th century transvestites

The Eiffel Tower

The Dealer: Fighting the mob in Paris

Fri, 30 Mar 2012

This week esteemed antiques dealer Ian Butchoff finds himself in Paris, up against 1000 other dealers

Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin octagonal table on display at Butchoff Antiques

The Dealer: The best places to find antique furniture in London

Wed, 14 Mar 2012

Antiques expert Ian Butchoff elaborates on his picks of the capital’s best furniture, and pays homage to the great Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin

A fine console of the Louis the XVIth period

The Dealer: Thinking of restoring an antique? Be careful, be very careful

Wed, 29 Feb 2012

Antiques expert Ian Butchoff warns of the perils of restoring antiques

An imposing pair of armchairs in the manner of William Kent

The Dealer: Don't split up antiques this Valentine's season

Wed, 15 Feb 2012

Some things, like the animals who boarded the ark, ham and eggs, and gin and tonic, just need to be in pairs - warns antiques dealer Ian Butchoff

The Dealer: You now have to pay more for Picasso and co - which could drive great modern art out of London

The Dealer: You now have to pay more for Picasso and co - which could drive great modern art out of London

Thu, 2 Feb 2012

Our intrepid antiques writer outlines pesky new regulation facing collectors, and recalls some issues with a stuffed lion

Ian Butchoff

The Dealer: When a house clearance turns into a horror film

Mon, 16 Jan 2012

Antique super-sleuth Ian Butchoff shares one of his tales from the collector’s crypt

Phillip Mould

Q&A: BBC's art sleuth Philip Mould

Thu, 12 Jan 2012

As the next series of Fake or Fortune is about to start filming we caught up with the art detective himself to find out a little more

Painting by numbers at The London Transport Museum

In pictures: Old London Underground posters

Fri, 6 Jan 2012

An exclusive peek inside the newest exhibition from the London Transport Museum reveals some rather fantastic posters - we’re revelling in the retro.

How to buy antiques, Italian urns, Lorenzo Bartolini

The Dealer: How to buy antiques

Sun, 18 Dec 2011

Ian Butchoff advises on whether to buy from auction houses or dealers